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His and Her Last Minute Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

If you’re like me, and do everything last minute, you still haven’t bought your sweetie pie’s gift. You know you can’t show up with nothing on V day, (unless you want it to end up like D day) so I’ve compiled a list of perfect gifts for any budget that have super fast shipping options. If online shopping isn’t your thing, or you are reading this on February 13th the items I’ve chosen are common enough to find a like item at stores near you.   This year my Fiancé and I will be spending our first...

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10 Ways to Earn Money in College

Quick Ways to Earn Money in College So you’re in college and you are officially broker than broke. I’ve been there, several times, and it’s a pretty sad day when your diet consists of ramen, noodles and more ramen. Melodramatic or not, it is a pretty depressing feeling when your friends want to go out to get coffee and you can’t swing it. Maybe you’re broke because you blew through your monthly allowance. Or because you’re on your own financially. There are so many quick opportunities to earn money in college and you probably haven’t thought...

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How to Have a Successful LDR in College

If you’re reading this, you are probably are faced with the choice to enter an LDR (long distance relationship). You are about to enter college and in the middle of deciding if you want to give your high school sweetheart a chance for the long haul. Or you already attend college and are trying to figure out how to make this LDR thing work. Let’s face it. Relationships are hard, and they are even harder when you put 1,000+ miles in between them. Is it possible to make an LDR work? Yes. Is it easy? No. I have...

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Pixi Beauty Collab | Aspyn Ovard and More Review

Pixi Beauty for the win! If you love Youtube, inexpensive makeup and Target then this launch may be your new best friend. Pixi beauty recently came out with a new launch featuring a makeup collaboration with four influencers. Aspyn Ovard, Itsjudytime, Maryam Maquillage, and Caroline Hirons. This launch included everything from face cleansers to eyeshadow palettes and other go to products for your beauty routine. This was my first time trying out the brand. As soon as I saw Aspyn's video showing the result of her collaboration with Pixi, I jumped online and being the savvy...

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Things I wish I knew before I Applied to College

I had no idea what to expect when I applied to college It’s that time of year again. Seniors are finishing college applications and frantically writing all the last minute scholarship essays they possibly can. You might find yourself too tunnel focused to see anything other than you're excitement after you've applied to college. As a first generation university student I had no idea what to expect when I got to college, or what to look for in the colleges where I applied. Honestly, I didn’t even have the luxury to apply to multiple schools, or make visits...

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My Next Chapter

Guy Proposes to Girl

Over the past couple of years, I have had so many changes and opportunities come into my life. I’ve turned 18, moved out, started college, lived in a dorm, lived in an apartment, stayed in Tennessee for a summer, and traveled outside the country for the first time. I’ve gone from never having a serious boyfriend to recently being engaged. I’ve grown to paying all my bills, and managing my money. I’ve even started occasionally cooking meals that don’t go straight into the microwave. It’s been a beautiful, scary, and crazy past two years, but...

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New Year Revelations and Resolutions

I Didn't Go Into College Knowing What I Wanted to do Forever I’ve commonly heard sophomore year of college being referred to as everyone’s “slump” year. And considering it is the time that you have to buckle down and choose a major (if you want to graduate timely) I’m not surprised. I don’t know about you, or most people, but I didn’t go into college knowing what I wanted to do forever. Sure, I had an idea, but that was all it amounted to be, an idea of what I might want to do when I’m...

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BootayBag Review

Not surprisingly dead week and finals has me feeling, well, dead. Luckily things like Christmas, seeing bae again, and BootayBag have helped keep me in high spirits. I was lucky enough to receive this bag courtesy of BootayBag and have tried out the pieces this past week. So, for those of you who don’t know what BootayBag is it is a monthly subscription that gets you two GORGEOUS pairs of underwear each month for $12. The underwear come randomized to your door, but you do have the choice for thongs, no thongs, or a mix....

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Black Friday – Best Beauty Buys

I don’t know about you but I’ve been drooling over all the holiday makeup sets that have launched, and while I’ve bought a few I’ve held myself back waiting for Black Friday. In the mean time I’ve been obsessively going through black Friday ads, and checking the stores daily that haven’t released them yet. With only a few days until Thanksgiving (yum!) and then Black Friday I thought I’d share my ultimate Black Friday beauty buys (more like steals!) for 2016. Macy’s Macy’s has some amazing deals on their Black Friday add they released. Starting with beauty...

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8 Tricks to Kick Your Cold in the Butt.

Unfortunately I’ve been reminded that it’s that time of the year – cold season. With my roommates all having been sick at least once this year by now, I was a ticking time bomb waiting to happen. Now that I’ve been greeted with a cold I’ve been spending the day doing some of my best tricks to get better, and thought that as a public service (being the generous and caring person I am) I should share them with you! So here we go, 8 things to make your cold sizzle away. Don’t Just Rest, Sleep! This...

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